INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

FAQ

How Can I Determine My Computer’s MAC Address?

Finding MAC Address for XP

1.      Click Start

2.      Click Run

3.      Type “cmd” into the pop up box

4.      Type “ipconfig/all” into the black pop up box

5.      Your MAC address is the physical address

Finding MAC Address for Vista

1.      Click the Windows Jewel at the bottom left of your screen

2.      In the search box, type “cmd”

3.      In the black pop up box, type “ipconfig/all”

4.      Your MAC address is the physical address

Finding MAC Address in Mac OS X 10.4

1.      Open Systems Preferences (Apple menu>System Preferences…)

2.      Under “Internet & Network,” click “Network”

3.      Set “Location” to “Automatic”

4.      Set “Show” to “Network Status”

5.      Choose connection you want to obtain MAC address for

6.      Click “Configure…”

7.      Click on the “Ethernet” tab

8.      The Ethernet ID is the connection’s MAC address

 Finding MAC Address in Mac OS X 10.5

1.      Open Systems Preferences (Apple menu>System Preferences…)

2.      Under “Internet & Network,” click “Network”

3.      Choose connection (ie. Ethernet 1)

4.      Click “Advanced…”

5.      Click on the “Ethernet” tab

6.      The Ethernet ID is the connection’s MAC address

 

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Last Updated: 6/26/15